Masters degrees in Electronic Publishing equip postgraduates with advanced skills to design, produce and market digital publications across a range of online and digital platforms.
Taught MSc courses are typical for the field, though research-based MRes and MPhil programmes may also be available at some institutions. Entry requirements normally include an appropriate undergraduate degree such as Media Studies.
Training will be provided in content creation, editing and distribution of materials for different websites and digital outlets. This could include social media, blogs, corporate websites, online retail sites, as well as government and public service sites.
There is scope for you to specialise within the field, whether that be in creative writing and fiction, or non-fiction publications such as digitised encyclopaedias or academic writing.
Digital archives including audio storage and access to digitised historical documents are also growing in popularity in the education and heritage industries. As such, you might opt to work directly with institutions such as universities and museums to digitise their archives, or work in conjunction with their publishing houses.
Other careers may include web editing, copy editing, proof-reading or events coordination for online publishers.